Tuesday, May 25, 2010
LEARN WHY “GREEN EGGS & HAM” ISN’T JUST FOR KIDS AT THE HOLLAND FARMERS MARKET CHEF SERIES
Need a few fresh food ideas for this spring and summer? Distinctive Dining Chef Jim LaPerriere will demonstrate some fun and flavorful ideas for warm weather dishes as part of the Chef Series at the Holland Farmers Market on Saturday, May 29 at 10:00 am. During his presentation, “Green Eggs & Ham,” LaPerriere will teach the audience how to make a Spring Vegetable Frittata with fresh Market produce, smoked salmon, pancetta, and crispy leeks, as well as a Creamy Asparagus Soup.
The Chef Series is held every Saturday morning from May 15 to September 11 and is free to attend. The Series is sponsored by Visser Farms, a family farm in Zeeland that has been in business since 1902. Visit them at the Holland Farmers Market every Wednesday and Saturday or on the web at www.visser-farms.com.
The Holland Farmers Market, located in Downtown Holland, features over fifty local vendors selling everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to plants, baked goods, floral arrangements, dairy products, and much, much more. The Market also features a food court with dining options for breakfast and lunch, as well street performers who entertain the crowds with music, magic, and more. In addition, the Market is home to special events, such as the weekly kids activities, a salsa-making and jalapeno-eating contest, and a national collegiate fruit and vegetable carving competition.
The Holland Farmers Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm from mid-May through mid-December, rain or shine. The City of Holland’s Department of Leisure and Cultural Services hosts the Market at 150 West Eighth Street. For more information about the Market, visit www.hollandfarmersmarket.com or contact Market Master Candy Todd at 616-355-1138. No pets of any kind are allowed at the Market.
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